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Zmudowski State Parks on the Beach - Guide to Zmudowski State Beach

Zmudowski State Beach in Moss Landing, California

Zmudowski State Beach in Moss Landing, California (in Monterey County)

Zmudowski State Beach is a beach near Moss Landing in Monterey County, California, operated by the California Department of Parks and Recreation.

The beach is a popular fishing area, featuring perch, kingfish, sole, flounder, halibut, bocaccio (tomcod), jacksmelt, lingcod, cabezon, salmon, steelhead and occasional rockfish.

The beach features the Pajaro River estuary, where a natural preserve has been set aside.

The sandy beach is also popular with bird watchers and equestrians. Horses are only allowed near the waterline. Swimming and water sports are hazardous because of strong rip-currents.

Location of Zmudowski State Beach

The Zmudowski State Beach is located at 36.84119°N 121.80448°W. The Zmudowski State Beach is in the town of Capitola, just south of Santa Cruz. The beach is located 20 miles northwest of Monterey, off Highway 1. Take Struve Road and turn to Giberson Road, a two-mile narrow road through agricultural fields. The address of Zmudowski State Beach is Zmudowski Beach State Park, Moss Landing, CA 95039.

Zmudowski State Beach can be contacted at 831-649-2836.

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Here is a detailed list of other state beaches of California besides Zmudowski State Beach.

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